… Charges Participants on Work Ethics, Code Of Conduct
Officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) have been called upon to be professional in the discharge of their duties and inculcate appropriate work ethics and comportment in their interactions with members of the public.
The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development (MPP&UD), Engr. Omotayo Bamgboye-Martins made the call on Wednesday during a two-day in-house training organised for members of staff of the Agency at Oregun, Ikeja,
Bamgboye-Martins urged members of Staff of the agency to be diligent and professional while discharging their core duties, adding that the training programme was designed to improve service delivery to residents of the State.
While maintaining that the need to reposition LASBCA for better service delivery was not negotiable, the Commissioner pointed out that the vision of the agency can only be achieved through the right attitude to work and the application of good work ethics by the entire workforce.
He emphasised the need for every member of staff to be productive, diligent and responsible in the discharge of duties by adhering strictly to the guiding principles of the civil service and the code of conduct of the built industry.
The Commissioner also enjoined members of staff to always be civil and courteous in addressing issues tabled before them and ensure that they are promptly treated accordingly in order to boost the goodwill of the agency.
While speaking on the proper way of approaching issues, Bamgbose said members of staff need to be well dressed and comport themselves always, adding that this would go a long way in promoting their self-esteem.
He, therefore, advised the participants to always get prepared ahead of challenges that may come their way, stressing that failure to prepare would make them unproductive.
The Guest Speaker and Permanent Secretary, Civil Service Commission, Mrs. Boladele Dapo-Thomas, charged the participants to take cognisance of relevant laws guiding them as public servants and as professionals, maintaining that all officers must be productive and result-oriented for enhanced service delivery.
She challenged the participants to do self-evaluation by measuring their performances to know whether it meets the required standard, stressing that this would boost their morale to always want to give their best.
Also speaking at the workshop, Mr. Abiodun Bamgboye, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government, Establishment, Training and Pension, who spoke on the topic, “Work Dilemma and Productivity”, advised members of staff to always strike a balance between personal values, beliefs and work ethics/duties, just as he charged to be diligent in the delivery of all assigned responsibilities for optimal performance.
The General Manager, LASBCA, Arc. Gbolahan Owodunni Oki, on his part, said the in-house workshop was organised for members of staff to ensure total compliance with the work ethics and code of conduct of the agency.
He said for the agency to effectively perform its assigned duties, it must look inward into human capacity development by constantly upgrading the mode of operation to perform effectively and efficiently.
“Restoring LASBCA for better service delivery is our desired goal, not only to ensure our services are important in terms of delivery and interaction to the public but also to achieve the purpose for which the agency was created”, he added.
He, however, urged the participants to take advantage of the workshop to develop themselves and imbibe the right attitude to work.